Search Results for: superficial congenital nevus

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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nevus Sebaceus

A hamartoma of epidermis, epithelial structures of adnexa, and presumably dermal elements, typified, when fully formed, by a papillated or verrucous yellowish plaque situated usually on the scalp.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nevus Sebaceus

…ted usually on the scalp. The condition may present itself as a solitary lesion or as multiple lesions that follow Blaschko’s lines and, when systematized, is almost always associated with other congenital abnormalities….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatophyte Infections: Key Points

…tinea capitis (dermatophyte infection of the scalp), and tinea corporis (and its variants) represent the main categories of superficial dermatophytoses. Topical antifungal creams are generally the first-line of treatment of localized superficial

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Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Key Points

…ellulitis associated with exposure to fresh water (Aeromonas), and cellulitis in a butcher (Erysipelothrix). Erysipelas is a superficial form of cellulitis that involves superficial lymphatics located within the upper dermis. Beta-hemolytic…

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Malassezia Infections: Key Points

…kin infection, especially prevalent in young adults, athletes, and in warm and/or humid climates. Pityriasis versicolor is a superficial skin infection by Malassezia yeasts, most commonly M. globosa. While it is sometimes referred to as tinea…

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Porokeratosis: Overview

…exposed areas to avoid the sun and to use sunscreens of SPF 15 or greater. Alternative Steps Cryotherapy may eradicate small superficial lesions, but usually must be applied aggressively enough to create a small superficial scar. Pulse dye laser for…

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Melanoma: Key Points

…must be to adequately excise the primary lesion at the time of initial definitive diagnosis. Clinical variants of melanoma: Superficial spreading melanoma (SSM) is the most common form of melanoma, and typically presents with irregular borders,…

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Syphilis (Lues): Key Points

…olvement Neurosyphilis Cranial nerve dysfunction, meningitis, stroke, altered mental status, general paresis, tabes dorsalis Congenital syphilis Saddle nose Saber shin, Clutton’s joints, Higoumenakis sign, hepatosplenomegaly, neurosyphilis,…

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Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…a distinct natural history; they are present at birth and often persist throughout life. Most are benign lesions, such as a nevus simplex (a.k.a. salmon patch) or a port-wine stain. However, some represent a manifestation of a syndrome with…

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